Indian Potpourri: The History, Mystery & Diversity.
A once in a lifetime journey exploring Rajasthan’s colourful history, culture & traditions. Join me on the journey through my lens.
Sundowner by the Dam in Khempur
Candid moment: Serenian Peter
Candid moment: Serenian Nacho
Candid moment: Serenian Chris
Outdoor kitchen, a common sight in Khempur
A woman washing utensils the rural way. They use ash and Like soap, ash is also a disinfecting agent (alkaline).
Another rural outdoor cooking. Every morning the woman makes chapati (Indian bread) for their husband to carry them to work.
She was a real picture perfect
Peter enjoying a dip at the golden hour. The infinity pool at Mihir Garh, Relais & Châteaux
I have never met a sunset I do not like… infinity pool at Mihir Garh, Relais & Châteaux
Panditji Harman Bharati, the priest at Mihir Garh, Fortress of the Sun
Lavish breakfast, everything clicked perfectly
Around Mihir Garh
The sunset lawn
Our personal butler Om
Work station while the Serenians are out exploring Jodhpur
The Tent from the House of Rohet where Madonna & her family stayed during their rural vacation
The beauty of Rajasthani women
Namaste…. the happy man at the Tent
The innocence in her eyes says it all
The famous lady of the Bishnoi village
A woman with ghoonghat veil. A ghoonghat is a veil or headscarf worn by some married Hindu women in the rural to cover their head, and often their face.
Out exploring the Brahmin’s village
The Head of the family at Bishnoi village
A Bishnoi woman
Kids in rural are very friendly and they will pose for you anytime
Peter enjoying the sun on the charpoy. A charpoy is a bedstead used in India consisting of a web of rope or tape netting.
She is beautiful, I could’t stop photographing her.
An another one. Every angle she had different expressions.
Exploring the way of living in rural
Peter & Chris at their best 🙂
The Brahmin ready to perform the Opium Tea Ceremony
Nacho taking part in tasting the opium tea cermeony
Peter tasting the opium tea
Chris enjoying the opium tea
Peter tried the Bidi, a local cigarette made of unprocessed tobacco wrapped in leaves.
Nacho and his pottery talent
Spices of India
Nacho and the master chef at Rohet
Learning the secret of Royal recipe
Celebrating Deepawali in style
Ready to release the lanterns instead of crackers 🙂
A sunset cruise in Shahpura Bagh lake
Village safari with Sat, our host from the Royal family
There is something about the expression
The perfect smile behind the veil
Look closely, you will see the ear ring
They are so photogenic, those beautiful turban and his white moustache
His face says it all
The look of innocence
They sure do know how to pose
Another elderly man, the beauty of their look gives me chills
Ready for sundowner at Dhikhola Fort, Shahpura
The village at Bhainsrorgarh
A woman in Bhainsrorgarh
They are so cute
They were all ready to pose
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Robindro is the owner of Serene Journeys, a bespoke travel specialist for LGBT & communities based in New Delhi and a freelance travel photographer. Follow him on Instagram @serenejourneys or Facebook @Serene Journeys.